John Herdman on Davies' goal: “It was like something out of the Matrix”
5 days ago - By Sportsnet
Head Coach of the Canadian men's national soccer team John Herdman, speaks about Wednesday night's match at BMO Field and the keys to Canada's 4-1 blowout over Panama, before looking back on Alphonso Davies' incredible individual effort, their resiliency to fight back from an early 1-0 deficit, if he senses a “turning point” within the program, the frustrating officiating on display Wednesday night and his plan for preparing for their next cluster of home games in frosty Edmonton.
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Canadian men's soccer is looking more and more like a World Cup team
6 days ago - By CBC
CBC Sports' daily newsletter breaks down last night's electrifying win over Panama and looks ahead at what's next for the Canadian men's soccer team in World Cup qualifying.
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Canada says spitting incident triggered bad blood in World Cup win over Panama
6 days ago - By Sportsnet
TORONTO - The melee after the final whistle of Canada's 4-1 win over Panama on Wednesday was apparently triggered by a spitting incident.
A Canada Soccer spokesman confirmed Thursday that Canadian wingback Richie Laryea said a Panama player had spat at him in the dying minutes of the World Cup qualifying game at BMO Field.
Laryea, who did not speak to media after the match, stopped the game in the 89th minute while attempting to take a throw-in at centre field on the east side of the stadium. Moments earlier, Panama winger Edgar Barcenas had retrieved the ball and flipped it to Laryea...
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